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Straw now integrated into BIM

12 walls representative of the main current practices in straw construction were modelled in BIM. The walls were described (...)

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Hastings Visitor Centre built with straw

The 'Bale House' is the new Visitor Centre in Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, funded by Hastings Borough Council with (...)

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The biggest library dedicated to straw construction

The partners of the UP STRAW project have created a library of more than 400 publications dedicated to building with straw (...)

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Launch of a MOOC about building with straw : Building for change - Naturally

Six weeks of free training: time to build sustainably! MOOC Building for change - Naturally: training in straw construction  (...)

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When materials match pedagogy and values : Educational institution Emmanuel d’Alzon

Interview with Sébastien Girardeau (Dauphins architecture). Having looked at your work and achievements since 2007, I noted (...)

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Life Cycle Assessment and straw construction

Life Cycle Assessment, or LCA, is an environmental accounting and management approach that considers all the aspects of resou (...)

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Renovation of a sports hall with blow-in-straw technique

The municipality of Tilburg was very pleased to be invited by the National Straw Building Association of the Netherlands (...)

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School inner climate

What is comfort? The notion of comfort is a concept with a variable parameter that requires us to specify the context.   (...)

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[Interview] Green Woodpeckers peck on straw

The carpentry company Grünspechte e.G. has 44 employees and is committed to ecology, healthier building and sustainability (...)

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Prefabricated straw panels in UK Schools

Prefabricated straw bale construction systems use a natural, low carbon, renewable product, providing high levels of thermal (...)

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Certified passivhaus school built with biosourced materials

The theme of the 2019 UP STRAW YEARBOOK is ’the straw experience to learn in’. It aims to inform and inspire you about the (...)

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Blown-in straw for renovation

Straw building techniques that use straw bales will, inevitably, give a minimal wall thickness related to the bale size.  (...)

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First school in Belgium insulated with straw

The theme of the 2019 UP STRAW YEARBOOK is ’the straw experience to learn in’. It aims to inform and inspire you about the (...)